noun Date: 14th century an act of deposing from office

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  • Deposal — De*pos al, n. The act of deposing from office; a removal from the throne. Fox. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deposal — index abolition, disqualification (rejection), rejection, removal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • deposal — [dē pō′zəl] n. the act of deposing from office; deposition …   English World dictionary

  • deposal — ōzəl noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, probably from deposen + al : the act of deposing or the process of being deposed especially from a throne the deposal of James II and the ascension of William of Orange Frank Thilly …   Useful english dictionary

  • deposal — /di poh zeuhl/, n. an act of deposing. [1350 1400; ME; see DEPOSE, AL2] * * * …   Universalium

  • deposal — Synonyms and related words: abdication, cashiering, conge, deconsecration, defrocking, demission, deposition, deprivation, dethronement, disbarment, disbarring, discharge, discrownment, disemployment, disenthronement, dislodgment, dismissal,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • deposal — de·pos·al || dɪ pəʊzl n. removal, dismissal (from a position of power) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deposal — de·pos·al …   English syllables

  • deposal — de•pos•al [[t]dɪˈpoʊ zəl[/t]] n. the act of deposing from office • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

  • deposal — /dəˈpoʊzəl/ (say duh pohzuhl) noun deposition, as from office. {depos(e) + al2} …  

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